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I Will Choose Joy: My 2013 New Year Resolutions (and a free printable)

December 31, 2012 – 8:00 am |
I will choose JOY - Free Printable by The DIY Mommy

How was your Holiday week? Did you stuff your face with too many cookies like I did? Did you get to spend it with people you love?
Tomorrow is the first day of 2013. Not only …

9 Favourite Tutorials of 2012 from The DIY Mommy

December 28, 2012 – 8:00 am |
9 Favourite Tutorials of 2012 from The DIY Mommy. Boutique blanket, baby necktie, I am Loved The Help Onesie, Infinity Scarf, Soother Clips, Glider Recover, Upcycled Baby Headband, DIY Photo backdrop and Princess Dress.

This year was awesome. It was the year that I settled into being a mommy of two, the year that I turned 30 and finally began to be confident in who I was as a …

Sew an Easy Beginner’s Baby Quilt

December 5, 2012 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
Sew an Easy Beginner's Baby Quilt by The DIY Mommy

Quilts are so beautiful. I’ve always admired people that can make gorgeous quilts with intricate piecing and meticulous machine-work.
For my handmade Christmas this year, I decided to make a quilt for my one year old …

Make DIY Christmas Photo Backdrops with Twinkle Lights

November 20, 2012 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
Make a DIY Christmas Photo Backdrop with Twinkle Lights by The DIY Mommy

My sweet baby girl turns a year old today (a YEAR!) and we took some Christmas-themed birthday pictures this past week to celebrate.
(I can’t believe my darling is already a year old. I also can’t …

A Handmade Christmas: DIY Baby Gifts

November 5, 2012 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
A Handmade Christmas: 9 Favourite Christmas Gifts for Baby by The DIY Mommy

Christmas is in 7 weeks; can you believe it? It’s week one of our “A Handmade Christmas” commitment, and I’ve put together some fun and simple ideas for DIY baby Christmas presents. All of these …

9 Favourite DIY Baby & Kid’s Costumes

October 26, 2012 – 8:00 am |
9 Favourite DIY Baby & Kid's Costumes from The DIY Mommy

by Christina Dennis
One of my favourite things to DIY are costumes and dress-up clothes for my daughter. They’re so fun to dream up and I even find them fun to sew. You can use so …

Sew a Boutique Blanket – For Baby!

October 16, 2012 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
Sew a Boutique Blanket for Baby from The DIY Mommy - Tips on choosing baby-friendly fabric and sewing with minky

by Christina Dennis

This post on how to sew a generously fluffy boutique blanket has been quite popular for the last few months, and I’ve also received a few questions via comments and emails on how …

Sew a Tinkerbell Skirt & Top

September 17, 2012 – 8:00 am | 5 Comments
Sew a Tinkerbell Skirt & Top by The DIY Mommy

by Christina Dennis

My good friend asked me to help her make a Tinkerbell fairy costume for her little girl’s fourth birthday. We started with a gorgeous little green tutu made by Whimsical Elements, picked up …

Make Embroidered Baby Mittens for $1

September 10, 2012 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Embroider Baby Mittens for $1 by The DIY Mommy

By Christina Dennis

I saw these little grey, stretchy baby mittens at Walmart for $0.60 cents and I had an idea:

They were little and sweet, but very plain and needed a little embellishment for my baby …

Sew Stroller & Carseat Strap Covers

August 20, 2012 – 8:10 am |
DIY Stoller / Carseat Strap Covers by The DIY Mommy

by Christina Dennis

My little girlie is 9 months old now and she loves to ride in our stroller. She’s still a little slouchy though, and the straps that hold her in can dig into the …